Saturday, August 06, 2011

California Arrest Records | California criminal database: Computerized log poorly maintained

"The criminal records system California relies on to stop child abusers from working at schools and violent felons from buying guns is so poorly maintained that it routinely fails to alert officials to a subject's full criminal history.

The computerized log exists to provide an instant snapshot of a criminal past, informing police, regulators and potential employers of offenses such as murder, rape and drug dealing in a person's background. But nearly half of the arrest records in the database don't say whether the person in question was convicted."

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Location Oakland, Ca | San Francisco, Ca | California - Private Investigator